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Breast Augmentation Implants Recovery Plastic Surgery

For a few days after your breast augmentation surgery, you may experience acute pain. Full recovery from this surgery can take up to six weeks. For a smooth and successful recovery, prpare your home and get ready at your workplace. Here is what youc an do as you prepare for breast augmentation surgery. Prepare Your […]

ASPS: “Save patients from themselves”

Just because you can do something does not mean that you should. That statement may be more true when it comes to plastic surgery than anywhere else. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is making concerted effort to emphasize this to its member surgeons in recent months. Cosmetic surgery continues to grow in popularity, […]

Do Research on Your Plastic Surgeon BEFORE Surgery!

Waiting until after your procedure is way too late to start investigating who your plastic surgeon is. We have all heard the adage that "Fact is stranger than fiction.' That may be truer with plastic surgery in Columbus, Ohio than anywhere else. Here is one of the cray stories I just heard from a patient […]

Enhance your recovery from surgery with Exparel®

One of the best ways to speed your recovery from plastic surgeyr is with the use of tumescent fluid. This fluid contains a combination of dilute local anesthetic agents to reduce pain as well as epinephrine to constrict blood vessels to decrease bleeding. It is amazing how much this can reduce pain after surgery and […]

Tummy Tucks: An Option for Every Patient

There are so many different types of tummy tucks now there is an option for vitually every patient. Thirty years ago there were only a couple of abdominoplasty choices; now the possibilities include standard, mini's, extended, circumferential, reverse, fleur-de-lis, combinations and more. Most women who have had a number of children resulting in loose abdominal […]

Who is doing your procedure and why?

Whether it is a relatively minor injectable procedure such as Botox or a major body contouring surgery, one of the most important decisions you as a patient is going to make is, “Who is performing the procedure?” A recent local social media post prompted this blog because of some of the ridiculous suggestions given when […]

Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

ALCL is a relatively rare form of lymphoma and makes up only about 1% on non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas. It has recently been reported developing adjacent to certain breast implants in women who have had their implants for an average of 8 years. The most common symptoms include swelling of the breast due to fluid accumulation in […]

Cyantific® Skin Care Products: Nourish, Protect & Hydrate

Many of the produces used by dermatologists and plastic surgeons in Columbus, Ohio are natural compounds derived from nature. The most obvious include the hugely popular neurotoxins such as Botox® and Dysport® which are purified nerve toxins produced by bacteria. Many of the most popular wrinkle fillers are made of hyaluronic acid, which is a […]

Combining Procedures Common in Plastic Surgery

The most common combination of procedures in plastic surgery in the past was having eyelid surgery at the same time as a facelift and they are still frequently done together today. Brow lifts are more popular today than they were in the past and are also frequently performed with eyelid and facelift procedures. Patients who […]

Botox ®, Dysport ® and Xeomin® Injections as Prevention

You do not have to wait until you look old to start getting treatments for facial lines and wrinkles. Many patients in their late 20's and early 30’s are now getting preventative treatments in the form of fillers, prescription grade skin care lines and neurotoxin injections such as Botox®, Dysport® and the newest FDA approved […]

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